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Written by: Margarita Nieves on September 15th, 2020

The Slifka Center for Jewish Life is an active, vibrant, and diverse Jewish community. Slifka plays a central role in bringing together all our community has to offer. Our staff and students run a multitude of programs and platforms for your growth and enjoyment. You may contact our staff, our Hillel student Co-Presidents, Numi Katz… read more

Student Groups

Written by: Margarita Nieves on September 15th, 2020

Jewish & LGBTQ+ We are a student group that celebrates the cultures of both the Jewish and LGBTQ communities, and provide a comfortable space for students within these communities. Contact for more information Team Teva  We are a student group that focus of sustainability and environmentalism. Contact and Jews of Color   Do… read more

The Latest on Covid

Written by: Margarita Nieves on September 8th, 2020

4/14/2020 Like every community and institution, the last month at Slifka Center has been a series of responses to the unprecedented challenges posed by the Coronavirus outbreak. Now that we have cleared those initial disoriented weeks, we are taking a moment to reflect and share how we are refocusing our work of building Jewish community… read more

Mourning the Murder of George Floyd

Written by: Jennifer Wallis on June 4th, 2020

June 2, 2020 Dear Slifka Community, We are writing to give voice, on behalf of Yale’s Jewish community, to our heartbreak and outrage at the murder of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis Police officer. We stand in solidarity with Black Jews and the wider Black community and in particular with our… read more

Slifka Center Awarded The Campus Partnership Award

Written by: Margarita Nieves on January 6th, 2020

At Global Assembly in Atlanta, largest Jewish campus organization recognizes contributions of exemplary campus Hillels Slifka Center Honored for Campus Partnership with Yale “Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale serves as a model of how Hillels around the world succeed in engaging and educating students, no matter their size or location,” said Hillel… read more

Message from Uri Cohen, Slifka Center Executive Director

Written by: Margarita Nieves on December 13th, 2019

New Year, New Doors  It’s hard to believe that 2019 is almost over – the year went by so fast! And, as they say, when one door closes, another one opens. In review, in 2019 we… We finished an academic year in which we interacted with 588 Jewish undergraduates at least once – that’s 78%… read more

December Message from Executive Director, Uri Cohen

Written by: Jennifer Scopp on December 19th, 2018

December 2018 Dear Friends, As 2018 and the fall semester (my first!) comes to an end, it’s time to review some of what has transpired in the last few months. It’s because of this progress, as well as what we’re setting up for the future that we hope you’ll make a year-end gift to Slifka… read more